84points

Sony MDR-XB950N1

88points

Sony WH-CH700N

Sony MDR-XB950N1
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Sony MDR-XB950N1 vs Sony WH-CH700N

Sony MDR-XB950N1
Sony WH-CH700N
Sony MDR-XB950N1
Sony WH-CH700N
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88
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Why is Sony MDR-XB950N1 better than Sony WH-CH700N?

  • Has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
  • Can be folded
  • Has included ear pads
  • Has a straight plug

Why is Sony WH-CH700N better than Sony MDR-XB950N1?

  • 25 Ohms lower impedance
    22 Ohmsvs47 Ohms
  • 50g lighter
    240gvs290g
  • Has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
  • Can be used as a headset
  • Has a battery level indicator

Design

1.has stereo speakers
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Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.

Sony MDR-XB950N1
Sony WH-CH700N
2.has an over-the-ear form
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Comfortable full-size form with earcups that fully enclose your ears. This model is loved for its increased sound isolation and the fact that it won't leak sound to your neighbors. It offers potential for maximum bass and loudness levels.

Sony MDR-XB950N1
Sony WH-CH700N
3.has a detachable cable
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With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.

Sony MDR-XB950N1
Sony WH-CH700N
4.weight
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Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

290g

240g

5.sweat resistant
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Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.

For example

Beats Powerbeats Pro

Sony MDR-XB950N1
Sony WH-CH700N
6.has a tangle free cable
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The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

For example

JBL Tune 110

Sony MDR-XB950N1
Sony WH-CH700N

Sound quality

1.highest frequency
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The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble.

Best

Sony MDR-Z1R

120000Hz

20000Hz

20000Hz

2.lowest frequency
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The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass.

Best

Sony MH1CBLK

1Hz

20Hz

20Hz

3.has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
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The device sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal which reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out.

Sony MDR-XB950N1
Sony WH-CH700N
4.impedance
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Impedance is the device’s electrical resistance to the current being pushed through it. The lower the impedance, the easier it is to get higher volume and requires less power.

Best

Flips Solo 2 Social

4 Ohms

47 Ohms

22 Ohms

5.has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
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This type of device allows you to listen at lower volume levels, causing less ear fatigue as you don't have to crank up the volume to overcome background noise. Ideal for plane rides and morning commutes.

Sony MDR-XB950N1
Sony WH-CH700N
6.has a neodymium magnet
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Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.

Sony MDR-XB950N1
Sony WH-CH700N

Power

1.has a rechargeable battery
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The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Sony MDR-XB950N1
Sony WH-CH700N
2.has a battery level indicator
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An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

Sony MDR-XB950N1
Sony WH-CH700N
3.charge time
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The time it takes to fully charge the battery.

Best

Sony Xperia Ear Duo

0.46h

7h

7h

4.has a removable battery
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The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

For example

Jaybird Run XT

Sony MDR-XB950N1
Sony WH-CH700N

Connectivity

1.Bluetooth version
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Best

SoundMagic E11BT

5

4.1

4.1

2.Can be used wirelessly
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Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

Sony MDR-XB950N1
Sony WH-CH700N
3.has a 3.5mm male connector
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A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.

Sony MDR-XB950N1
Sony WH-CH700N
4.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
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Device supports fast Bluetooth pairing using NFC so it can communicate with other devices over Bluetooth. You can fastly pair devices without entering a code by simply holding one device next to the device with which it is to be paired.

Sony MDR-XB950N1
Sony WH-CH700N
5.Has WiFi
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The device can connect to WiFi.

For example

Meters OV-1 Bluetooth

Sony MDR-XB950N1
Sony WH-CH700N
6.Has 802.11n WiFi connection
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802.11n is a wireless standard released in 2009. It has faster transfer rates and improved security compared to its predecessors - a, b and g.

For example

RHA TrueConnect

Sony MDR-XB950N1
Sony WH-CH700N

Features

1.can be used as a headset
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A headset is one headphone or pair with a built-in microphone. Headsets can be used for applications which require communication i.e. Skype, games with voice chat, mobile phones etc.

Sony MDR-XB950N1
Sony WH-CH700N
2.control panel placed on a device
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There is a control panel on the device body, so you can easily access the volume control or remote without having to interact with a cable or another device it's connected to.

Sony MDR-XB950N1
Sony WH-CH700N
3.has an in-line control panel
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There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.

For example

Skullcandy Venue

Sony MDR-XB950N1
Sony WH-CH700N
4.has a noise canceling microphone
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These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.

For example

Mpow H5

Sony MDR-XB950N1
Sony WH-CH700N
5.Has voice prompts
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With voice prompts, you will automatically receive information via audio messages – for instance, you may find out that the battery is running low, and it's time to recharge the device.

For example

Skullcandy Venue

Sony MDR-XB950N1
Sony WH-CH700N
6.has voice commands
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You can use your voice to control key functions of the device and you can easily access your device without pushing any button.

For example

Skullcandy Venue

Sony MDR-XB950N1
Sony WH-CH700N

Miscellaneous

1.wireless charging
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The manufacturer offers a branded wireless charging kit. To charge the device, you simply put it down on its charging base.

For example

Audio-Technica ATH-CKR7TW

Sony MDR-XB950N1
Sony WH-CH700N

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